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Cultural Competence

Cultural Competence - Inside UW Health, About Us, Employee Handbook (UWHC), Valuing Differences

Focus

Cultural competence means understanding and respecting a patient’s cultural values, beliefs and practices when providing patient and family centered care. As a healthcare organization, we are committed to understanding the backgrounds of those we serve, learning about other cultures and its influence on healthcare decisions so that we are able to provide the best medical outcome.

Resources

Cultural Congruence